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Catalog # CM-0361-G-0018
Object Name Tapa
Collection Nevada State Museum - Anthropology
Accession # CM-0361-G
Culture Melansian, New Caledonia, Wallis, Futuna
Place of Origin New Caledonia, Wallis, Futuna
Description Face of tapa has block print, complex geometric design; black soot paint and red vegetable dye paint. Fringed on two short sides. The two long sides may have been cut from a larger piece. Fringe has a zig-zag pattern. Obverse side painted with red vegetable dye. No pattern. Obverse of fringe also painted red.
Count 1
Length (cm) 123.5
Width (cm) 79.5
Dimension Details Length does not include fringe. Fringe is 16 cm.
Dimensions W-79.5 L-123.5 cm
Condition good